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ink, Inkle's open-source IF scripting language, hits version 1.0  
by Alissa McAloon [02.22.21]
After nearly five years of open-source beta development, Inkle's IF-centric scripting tool ink has reached version 1.0.
Console/PC, Programming, Design

Sponsored: Deconstructing Epic's cross-play approach: Paragon, Fortnite, and what comes next
by Epic Games [02.22.21]
Seamless cross-play across competing platforms once seemed like a pipedream. Now, it’s not just a reality, it's becoming the industry norm, and at the forefront of championing this change has been Epic Games.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Design, Production

Don't Miss: Blizzard's postmortem of Diablo II 5
by Staff [02.19.21]
20 years ago, Blizzard North emerged from a year-long crunch to release Diablo II into the world. In this classic postmortem, find out what went right and what went wrong during those long months.
Console/PC, Social/Online, Programming, Design

Introducing GDC Showcase's Platinum Sponsors: Bring your vision to life with Unity  
by Staff [02.19.21]
Check out what GDC Showcase Platinum Sponsor Unity has to offer at GDC Showcase!
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, GDC

A new approach to 2021 with a family of GDC events and more!  
by Katie Stern [02.18.21]
GDC GM Katie Stern updates the community on what to expect from the team in 2021.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Get a job: Join HB Studios as a Software Engineer  
by Staff [02.17.21]
We have an opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.
Programming, Recruitment

Introducing GDC Showcase’s Platinum Sponsors: Intel arrives with excellent content  
by Staff [02.17.21]
GDC Platinum Sponsor Intel is hosting off several free sessions during GDC Showcase!
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Go behind the scenes of The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners at GDC Showcase  
by Staff [02.16.21]
Check out a postmortem of The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners at GDC Showcase next month!
VR, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production

What are your game's pre-release 'story beats'?  
by Gamasutra Staff [02.15.21]
For your in-development game, story beats are the 3 or 4 ‘big pre-release announcements’ that you actually expect to get wider press and notice. What should you pick, and why?
Console/PC, Indie, Programming, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Sponsored Content
5 reasons to join the games industry in Germany
by Staff [02.15.21]
Sponsored: Moving a game studio is a monumental change. All the information about Germany may seem daunting, but Games Germany can guide you through it and make the process much easier.
Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Sponsored Article

Implementing raytraced ambient occlusion in The Riftbreaker  
by Gamasutra Community [02.12.21]
In this article we describe the process of implemention raytraced ambient occlusion into The Riftbreaker.
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Production

Improve your game’s matchmaking services in Josh Menke’s GDC Masterclass course  
by Staff [02.11.21]
343 Industries' Josh Menke is teaching a course about online matchmaking at GDC Masterclass!
Console/PC, Programming, GDC

Summit Submissions for GDC 2021 close on Monday  
by Staff [02.11.21]
Heads up! Talk and panel submissions for GDC 2021's Summits are closing on Monday February 15th at 11:59PM PT.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Serious, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

IGF 2021 accepts over 500 excellent entries!  
by Staff [02.10.21]
The organizers are pleased to announce that over 500 truly excellent games are up for consideration at the 2021 Independent Games Festival.
Console/PC, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC

Epic Games' new MetaHuman Creator will let devs build hi-fi humans 1
by Chris Kerr [02.10.21]
Epic Games is working on a browser-based app called MetaHuman Creator that allows game developers to create realistic human characters in "under an hour."
Console/PC, Programming, Design, Production, Video

Sponsored Content
New to coding? Here's why Python is a strong place to start  
by iD Tech [02.08.21]
Sponsored: Or are you already a programming pro, experienced Minecraft modder, or Lua-savvy Roblox creator? Find out how you can put your expertise to work and teach kids game development with iD Tech.
Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Programming, Sponsored Article

How good camerawork enabled The Medium's two simultaneous worlds  
by Bryant Francis [02.08.21]
Bloober Team's Wojciech Piejko and Jacek Zieba break down how the game's camera helped the company make a horror game that renders two worlds at once on the new generation of Xbox consoles.
Console/PC, Programming, Design

Video: The AI of Assassin's Creed Origins  
by Staff [02.05.21]
In this 2018 GDC session, Ubisoft's Charles Lefebvre discusses the creation of Meta AI for Assassin's Creed: Origins.
Console/PC, Programming, Video

Get a job: Wooga is hiring a Senior QA Test Engineer  
by Staff [02.04.21]
For its newly formed QA Engineering Department, Wooga is looking for an experienced (Senior) QA Test Engineer.
Programming

Get a job: Join Phaser Lock Interactive as a Senior Software Engineer  
by Staff [02.01.21]
Phaser Lock Interactive is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to develop solutions that address design requirements in an efficient manner as a member of its Texas-based team!
Programming, Recruitment